I’m sure you’ve heard about the massive earthquakes that have hit Syria and Turkey this week, killing more than thirty thousand people and leaving even more without shelter. (gift link) Members of BTS ARMY have put together this list of organizations on the ground who need donations. I would add World Central Kitchen, which as usual is already working to ensure people get fed. Please help in whatever way you can, in any amount. US and European currency goes a long way in these areas, so even small donations can mean a lot. ARMY pls help boost & donate for …Continue reading →
In Times Square with a very wet but still awesome performance by j-hope of BTS. Happy New Year, friends, and let’s spread more joy in the year ahead! Starting 2023 with HOPE ☺️💜 What a performance from j-hope in Times Square! @bts_bighit Keep rockin' with us on ABC! #RockinEve pic.twitter.com/FerfLkwAS8 — New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (@RockinEve) January 1, 2023
Look who we are, we are the dreamers We make it happen ’cause we believe it Look who we are, we are the dreamers We make it happen ’cause we can see it Here’s to the ones that keep the passion Respect, oh, yeah Here’s to the ones that can imagine Respect, oh, yeah Jungkook of BTS opens the FIFA World Cup Ceremony with Qatari singer Fahad Al-Kubaisi and a dazzling host of dancers who appeared to be from all over the world. This is the first time a Korean performer has opened the World Cup. The song …Continue reading →
Not sure this Biden speech will change many minds, but I am so glad he said what he did. It’s a moment in our country’s history that deserves recognition, and the danger must be named. I think he named it well, and judging by all the fainting and whines today, other people think so too. I haven’t posted much recently because I’ve been busy. In addition to writing up my thoughts on the midterms, with a reference guide to the most important Senate races, I spent a couple of days following virtual sessions of Netroots Nation 2022. I live-tweeted …Continue reading →
From Canada, here is Emma Stevens singing the Beatles’ song “Blackbird” in the Mi’kmaq language. Mi’kmaq is an indigenous language that these people are working to keep alive. Her rendition is beautiful.